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holding this in your hand. >> guest: this is a v6 ford engine block, and ford sent this to us. and you can actually download this on our web site. and it's the real model for an actual six-cylinder engine that i scaled down and made on my makerbot with pla on a rep replicator 2. i'm a total gearhead, so i love this model. i just love engines. but i never knew, you know, i've taken engines apart and put them back together, but i've never seen the inside of an engine. it's made out of iron, right? by making it on my makerbot, i got to see all the different places where all the coolant goes and how they keep that separate from the oil. getting a makerbot is also an education in how things are made in the manufacturing process and in the world around us. >> host: are you the inventer? >> guest: you can blame me.
. >> guest: this is a v-6 ford engine block and ford sent this to us. you can download this on our web site. it's a real model for an actual six-cylinder engine that i scaled down and made on my makerbot on a replicator two. you know what is so cool? i'm a total gearhead so i love this model. i just love engines but i never knew, i've taken engines apart and put them back together again but i've never seen the inside of it in incheon. i've had too sawed in half. it's made out of iron, right? but now by making it on my makerbot i get to see all the places where the coolant goes and how it separate from the oil. getting a makerbot is also educational and how things are made in the manufacturing process and the world around us. >> host: where did you come up with the idea of? >> guest: 3-d printers have been around for 25 years but they were mainframe sized machines that were really expensive. i wanted one, so some friends and i got together and started tinkering. when it worked we quit our jobs and started makerbot so everybody could have one of them. >> host: bre pettis is the founder of mak
. >> what is in your hand? ford engine v-6 block. fort sent this to us. us.ord sent this to it's an actual model for a six cylinder engine that i scaled down and made on my maker bot. i'm a total gearhead. i love this model. i love engines. i have taken engines apart and put them back together, but i've never seen the inside of an engine because i would have to sought in half -- saw it in half and it's made of iron, right? but on my maker bot, i can see all the different laces, where . getting a maker bot is also educational. how things are made, and the manufacturing process, and in the world around them. >> are you the inventor? >> you can blame me. >> where did you come up with the idea? >> 3-d printers have been around for 25 years, but they were mainframe sized machines that were really expensive. i wanted one, but i couldn't afford one. some friends and i got together and we started tinkering. when it worked, we quit our jobs and started maker bot so everyone could have one of these. the founder of maker bot, ceo of the maker bot corporation out of brooklyn, new york. one of the hott
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